Opinion

New and popular titles at Juniata County Library

Local Columns

With so many good books being released all the time, it can be hard to determine what to check out next. Every week, I offer a run-down of significant releases available here at the library. Visit our online card catalog at juniata.sparkpa.org to search today or call 717-436-6378 to have a ...

Study underscores natural gas is an energy powerhouse

Editorials

The latest study by an independent, market-based think tank regarding the natural gas industry is instructive. The study showed natural gas is eight times more efficient than wind and 16 times more efficient than solar energy. It showed that over a 30-year period, $1 million invested in wind ...

Thank you for helping with meat canning project

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Central Pa. World Hunger Association would like to thank everyone that attended our 45th annual meat canning meeting and meal on Oct. 25. We have had 30-some people turn out for the meeting. Jesse Diem opened the meeting with prayer and welcoming all that came. We were ...

Clean up the political signs littering all of the roadways

Editorials

For weeks, small forests of signs promoting dozens of political candidates have been demonstrations of the vigor of our system of government. Now, they are just litter. Some candidates and their supporters started the process of picking up their signs Tuesday evening. It is pleasing to ...

Never before have we been more in need of prayer

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Never before in history have we stood in greater need of prayer. Will we be people of prayer for such a time as this? I will therefore that men pray everywhere, lifting up holy hands without wrath and doubting. (I Timothy 2:8). Alma Griffith Lewistown

Corman deserves another four years in Pa. Senate

Editorials

It’s no secret that politics is a game of influence. In a system in which no one gets to make unilateral decisions, convicing others to join your side is the only way to achieve anything. We are fortunate enough to be represented in the Pennsylvania Senate by a man who is one of (if not, ...

Thankful and blessed

Local Columns

We have a customer who visits us every day to use the internet. When I ask him how he is, a smile lights his face and his quiet, soft, compassionate voice replies, “thankful and blessed.” I so admire this gentleman because he truly believes every day of his life is blessed and he is ...

In this different election, three reasons to vote

Editorials

As should be obvious to most people, this midterm election is unlike any other. The country is so emotionally and politically divided, that voting decisions come down to which group mindset, rather than individual candidate, you trust more. That’s regrettable and we hope the state and ...